Ex-UFC champion Eddie Alvarez signs with ONE Championship

first_imgTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to @ONEChampionship! I am super excited for our fans to witness Eddie’s high octane, explosive dynamite KO style. Stay tuned for more big news! @Ealvarezfight pic.twitter.com/bM3K0COlie— Chatri Sityodtong (@YODCHATRI) October 16, 2018FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next UST cops double gold in UAAP Season 81 table tennis FILE – UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez reacts to the crowd after his UFC 205 Open Workouts at Madison Square Garden on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFPFormer UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has signed a multiple bout contract with ONE Championship, the promotion announced Tuesday.Considered as of the biggest signings in the history of the promotion, Alvarez adds star power to ONE Championships’s growing roster of elite fighters.ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? “I am excited to have Eddie in that mix and to see some amazing matchups and performances.”Alvarez won the UFC lightweight crown in 2016 after pummelling Rafael Dos Anjos into a technical knockout victory. His contract with the promotion ended in July.ONE Championship’s lightweight throne is currently vacant after Martin Nguyen relinquished his title due to injury.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title View commentscenter_img LATEST STORIES Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Eddie is one of the world’s best martial artists in the world, and is no doubt a tremendous addition to the ONE roster,” said ONE Championship chairman Chatri Sityodtong in a statement. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READlast_img